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'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still…

Takata's lethally defective air bags proved to be the company's undoing

The Latest: 3 GOP senators threaten to oppose…

Threats of opposition from three Republican senators are casting doubt on whether GOP leaders have enough support to move ahead on the Senate health care bill

Embattled Japanese Airbag Maker Takata Files For…

Takata is seeking bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Japan and will sell most of its operations to Key Safety Systems.

Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning

America's railroad is counting on an airline industry veteran's leadership during a summer of reckoning for congested tracks and crumbling infrastructure

Jury pick starts in UN-bribery trial of Chinese…

Jury selection has begun in the New York criminal trial of a Chinese billionaire charged with trying to bribe United Nations diplomats to ease approval of a U.N. conference center

Company curbs sale of panels used on burned…

Arconic says it is ending sales of Reynobond PE panels for use in high-rise buildings following the deadly fire at a London apartment tower

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SeaWorld Is Being Investigated For Its Response…

Two government agencies have subpoenaed SeaWorld officials about how they responded to the fallout from the "Blackfish" documentary.

Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam…

Utah hydraulic engineers built a replica of a damaged section of the tallest U.S. dam and are using it to guide California authorities on how they should construct a new spillway to withstand rushing waters

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million…

CBO estimates the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law.

Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets…

The co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy has been sentenced to nine years in prison in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more

US stock indexes close mostly higher; oil recovers

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher, snapping a four-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average on a day of largely listless trading

Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury…

Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli have been excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial

Senate confirms nuclear chief Svinicki to new 5-year term

The Senate has confirmed the chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to another five-year term on the panel

CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting

CNN wasn't talking Monday about why it had to retract an online story about a meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund

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UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but…

British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Monday that is designed to give her minority government enough support in Parliament to endorse her legislative agenda

New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it…

A new study of Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law says it is costing jobs, contrary to another new study released last week

After Greek and Icelandic, is French the next…

After Greek and Icelandic yogurts, is French the next trendy international variety?

Liz Weston: Black marks fall off credit reports…

A major change in credit report data may mean much improved scores for some Americans and modest increases for others

US durable goods orders fell in May by the most…

US durable goods orders fell in May by most in 18 months, led by sharp fall in aircraft demand

German economic strength gives European markets a…

Global stock markets have risen after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end the week higher on stronger oil and gas prices

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Trump's Indonesian business partner slapped with…

Authorities in Indonesia say they've issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major…

China, the United States and India have been ramping up coal mining in 2017, making an abrupt departure from last year's record global declines for the heavily-polluting fuel